Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood. Front Cover. Edward M. Hallowell. Simon and. Boy Without Instructions by Penny Williams Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene Child of Mine by Ellyn Satter. Written by M.D. Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey, narrated by John McDonough. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.

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The best part of the book is all the stories of adults who discover how their life is affected by ADD. Jun 22, Ruth rated it it was amazing.

This is an ti book for anyone searching for insights into living with ADHD. Bipolar felt like a death sentence, but I read the books – mostly connecting to symptoms like “overwhelmed” and “overstimulated”. I’m so glad I did though. And the recognition of all the emotions, like how hopeless you can feel if you’re constantly criticised, and even agree with the critics, yet not knowing how to do better.

I broke down and borrowed some Adderall from a helpful friend who said “it’s great for deadlines”, and then sequestered myself at another friend’s apartment And I felt oddly tired. Even when I started reading Driven to DistractionI was reading it to become more familiar with what someone else was going through actually, what several people I know and care about were going through than reading it fistraction myself.


Through the stories of the patients in this book, I got a much better hallowel, of how ADHD shows up.

Review of “Driven to Distraction”

Email a link to this page to: Are you smart, scattered, and struggling? I wish that writers of such popular works would be more careful with terms like “neurological” and “genetic,” and do not go beyond the available evidence. Jun 11, Mikel rated it it was amazing. Ratey Limited preview – Wise, practical, and reassuring. Oct 20, Heather rated it really liked it.

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It was so very eye opening and I am so glad I have it. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes – from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming – and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.

This book while kind of dry at times was excellent.

Pre-order your copy today. So therefore I have expanded a bit on these things. Excellent Book This book while kind of dry at times was excellent. But it was also a great help for me to deal with some distractoin that I had regarding my behavior in relation to my faith.

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Change and new drivwn, no matter how simple, set me off an an anxiet I was diagnosed as clinically depressed at the age of 18, suffered from bulimia for ten years, binged in secret even after I stopped purging because I couldn’t seem to control the urges to eat to quiet my mind, and always suffered from anxiety no matter how much the doctor’s upped my anti-depressants. Open Preview See a Problem? ADD can be difficult to diagnose because symptoms often differ among individuals and between children and adults.


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I bought it right away but was never able to read much because of my lack of focus and time. Lucky for me, my husband has got to be among the top most patient, understanding men in the world; I knew going into our marriage that our relationship probably wouldn’t survive if that had not been the case!

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After “ignoring” my childhood diagnosis of ADD after highschool, I’ve run into myself so many times it’s a wonder I made it this far.

Informative As an adult with a husband, 2 kids under 4, a full-time job in a classroom and a budding business owner I thought I was lazy, crazy, and something was just missing. I feel a sense of relief about who I am. Just as mindfulness helped me in believing that Jesus is friendly to my feelings, so now this book on ADD helped me see that I can hal,owell note of my sins in a friendly manner.

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